February 3, 1998 in Sports

Zags’ Hendrix Again Earns Monthly Honor

 

Gonzaga University senior for ward Bakari Hendrix has been named the West Coast Conference men’s basketball player of the month for January.

Hendrix, the WCC co-player of the month for December, helped the Bulldogs to a 7-3 record in January as they improved their overall record to 17-6 and their WCC mark to 6-2 for a share of the conference lead.

The Vallejo, Calif., native scored 180 points, grabbed 61 rebounds, had 15 assists and shot 53.4 percent from the floor while averaging 29 minutes a game. His 17.9 average ranks second in the WCC.

Vandals’ Curry honored

Idaho guard Avery Curry was honored Monday by the Big West Conference as one of its men’s basketball co-players of the week.

Curry scored 63 points as the Vandals lost to Pacific and beat Boise State.

Curry’s 24.6 points in conference games is the best in the Big West. His 19.9 average overall is tied for second. He shared the honor with New Mexico State’s Charles Gosa.

Cardinal chooses Eagles

All-state defensive lineman Brandon Moore of Medical Lake has orally committed to play football at Eastern Washington University.

Moore, a 6-foot-1, 235-pound senior, will sign a national letter of intent Wednesday, said Medical Lake coach John Giannandrea.

Moore, a fullback on offense, rushed for 1,074 yards and 18 touchdowns. The Cardinals were part of a three-way tie for the 2A Great Northern League title and reached the state semifinals.

Boys high school basketball

Clarkston 65, Colfax 52 (OT)

The Bantams hit 8 of 11 free throws in the extra period to break open the nonleague game at Colfax and overcome the game-high 23 points of Colfax’s Brent Damery.

Clarkston 4 17 17 12 15 - 65

Colfax 13 10 12 15 2 - 52

CLARKSTON - Nielson 15, Olson 10, Norland 2, Tucker 2, Blankinship 10, Fuchs 5, Harrington 14, Cummings 5, Cridlebaugh 2, Hayes 0.

COLFAX - Kirkpatrick 4, Damery 23, Wigen 2, Curtis 2, Brownell 0, Keck 10, Robinson 3, Hand 0, VanDyke 8.

Republic 55, Kettle Falls 47 (OT)

Danny Hanks had 15 points and 17 rebounds and Kris Kuchenmeister 14 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Tigers to the non-league win at home.

Mike Miller led the Bulldogs with 17 points, going 5 of 10 on 3-pointers.

Kettle Falls 5 15 16 11 0 - 47

Republic 12 13 6 16 8 - 55

KETTLE FALLS - Nate Weaton 8, George 11, Miller 17, Lickfold 6, Payne 5.

REPUBLIC - Davenport 2, Dinkins 9, Gliddon 12, Hanks 15, Kuchenmeister 14, Russell 3.

Girls high school basketball

Colfax 54, Clarkston 44

A margin of 21 more free throws overcame the Bantams’ edge from the field as the Bulldogs won the nonleague game at home for their fourth straight victory.

Clarkston 10 12 8 14 - 44

Colfax 8 10 20 16 - 54

CLARKSTON - Blankinship 6, Smith 0, Jones 7, Tucker 9, Murray 0, Strohbehn 0, Blake 0, Johnson 7, Rodgers 0, Haight 14, Pavey 1.

COLFAX - Li.Widman 0, Pittman 5, Mellor 2, Hall 0, K.VanTine 0, B.VanTine 2, McPherson 0, Rohner 19, La.Widman 22, Cocking 4, Baldree 0.

Republic 48, Kettle Falls 28

Lucy Wilson had 19 points, 11 rebounds and five steals to lead the Tigers past the visiting Bullsdogs in the nonleague game.

Kettle Falls 5 8 10 5 - 28

Republic 14 14 5 15 - 48

KETTLE FALLS - Holland 0, Schneider 0, Madlin 9, Fredrickson 5, Azzarito 0, Bruce 2, Link 4, McDaniels 8, Olson 0, Grave 0.

REPUBLIC - Campobasso 0, Ciais 0, Hover 10, An.Merrit 1, C.Merrit 2, Am.Merrit 9, Sattler 0, Starkey 0, Whitney 0, Wilson 19, Young 7.

CdA 48, Sandpoint 22

The Vikings (8-13) used defense to overcome the Bulldogs (4-17) and advance to the double-elimination portion of the Idaho A-1 Region I playoffs.

The Vikings visit No. 1-ranked and undefeated Lake City (20-0) on Wednesday while No. 3 seed Lewiston (9-11) visits No. 2 Post Falls (14-6).

Sandpoint 5 7 7 3 - 22

Coeur d’ Alene 12 19 8 9 - 48

SANDPOINT - Sheldon 2, Allmanas 6, Berby 0, Bymaster 4, Ward 7, Cargill 2, Ross 0, James 1, Wood 0, Sanders 0, Jensen 0.

COEUR D’ ALENE - Lenz 13, Stranger 5, Big 5, Ruiz 7, Tatum 4, Roetter 3, Day 3, Allowatt 4, Davis 0, Bielec 2, Griffiths 1, Gatten 1, Douglas 0, Budbarston 0.

, DataTimes

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